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Thread #135263   Message #3084043
Posted By: MartinRyan
28-Jan-11 - 09:50 AM
Thread Name: Inappropriate funeral songs
Subject: RE: Inappropriate funeral songs
When Tom Munnelly, the great Irish song collector, was buried, his coffin left the (borrowed) church to the strains of Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries. Groucho Marx also had a bit part in the service, which Tom himself had planned.